We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Windsor Locks Canal State Park Trail

1200 Canal Rd, Suffield, CT 06078-1986
Share
Save
Review Highlights
Hidden treasure

Around the parking lot area are benches, picnic tables, and bathrooms. The trail is great for... read more

Reviewed 16 June 2018
FlyAaron
,
Boston, Massachusetts
via mobile
Short stay or choose to do the whole trail

This time we were just investigating for future walks or bike trails. Was impressed by what we... read more

Reviewed 14 May 2018
Susan M
,
Ipswich, United Kingdom
Read all 36 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good38%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“bike ride” (6 reviews)
“windsor locks” (8 reviews)
LOCATION
1200 Canal Rd, Suffield, CT 06078-1986
Write a ReviewReviews (36)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
All reviews
"bike ride"
in 6 reviews
"connecticut river"
in 10 reviews
"windsor locks"
in 8 reviews
"beautiful scenery"
in 2 reviews
"beaver"
in 3 reviews
"pets"
in 2 reviews
"bikes"
in 4 reviews
"chipmunks"
in 2 reviews
"enfield"
in 3 reviews
"exercise"
in 2 reviews
"benches"
in 2 reviews
"muskrat"
in 2 reviews
Filter

1 - 10 of 36 reviews

Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

Around the parking lot area are benches, picnic tables, and bathrooms. The trail is great for biking, walking or inline skating along the river. Very Zen and peaceful. The trail going towards Windsor Locks is temporarily closed but is open l towards Enfield and Suffield....More

1  Thank FlyAaron
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed 14 May 2018

This time we were just investigating for future walks or bike trails. Was impressed by what we saw. Stunning views of the river and the pathways were easy to navigate. Appeared to be a popular place as we met friendly people, walking, on bikes and...More

Thank Susan M
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

I spend many afternoons walking this beautiful place. Great for walking with pets as well beautiful scenery.

Thank breezyday12
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
See more reviews
Reviewed 9 August 2017

It's a beautiful bike ride between the Connecticut River and the canal. I leave from the Suffield end and always stop for a moment at the river lookout just to appreciate the river that we take for granted.

1  Thank DianeCfromCT
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed 18 July 2017

This trail is beautiful but be careful for where you step. Not all dog owners are good about the pick up. I love going here early in the morning before everyone get sout there or later in the evening. Just remember to wear bug protection...More

Thank Vgrabon1
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed 11 July 2017

We moved here from a desert area. Love the green and water. Grew up in the Midwest & this is a wonderful feeling....just like home.

Thank V7939SVdianer
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Wonderful kept miles and miles of paved walkway from Suffield to Windsor Locks. Maintained beautifully without disruption of the surrounding environment. Things I've seen on this beautiful trail...Cranes in the water, duck and geese just paddling around, several beavers and a few muskrats, egrets, a...More

Thank Brenda S
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

The walking train is nice, but the curve of the pavement can be hard on the ankles. I like the history of the canal and it's usually quieter than the rail trail.

Thank Joseph B
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

Well maintained and beautiful scenery. Walking next to the canal listening to the water was very relaxing.

Thank Melanie S
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Easy to park and enjoy walking or biking along easy paths..Views are great along the river and it's free!

Thank mfin2015
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all hotels
Hampton Inn Springfield South Enfield
591 reviews
1.84 km away
Red Roof Inn Enfield
229 reviews
1.90 km away
Motel 6 Hartford-Enfield
66 reviews
1.98 km away
Enfield Inn
39 reviews
3.31 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Coco Thai Kitchen
44 reviews
1.17 km away
Sarapes Restaurant
79 reviews
1.49 km away
Molina's Cafe
67 reviews
1.34 km away
Silvia's Gourmet Restaurant
54 reviews
1.50 km away
Nearby Attractions
Six Flags New England
1,742 reviews
5.79 km away
Connecticut Trolley Museum
110 reviews
6.24 km away
The Vintage Shops
7 reviews
6.56 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Windsor Locks Canal State Park Trail staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit